Lockdown at Indiana University Over as Two Suspects Arrested Following Stabbing on Campus (Update: IU Students 18 Year Old Zesen Shen & 21 Year Old Kaiyu Lao Arrested)
The lock-down has ended at Indiana University in Bloomington early Sunday morning following a report of a stabbing incident on campus. According to Mark Land, the university’s associate vice president of communications, the lockdown stemmed from an incident at 4 AM, when three men, all students, were involved in a fight at an on-campus building. A 20 year old Indiana University student was stabbed in the back and taken to IU Health hospital in Bloomington with an injury that isn’t life-threatening.
UPDATE I: One arrested, now two.
IU spokesman Mark Land said Shen, Lao and the victim were involved in a fight in the parking lot of Tulip Tree Apartments, 2451 E. Tenth Street, on the northeast side of campus at about 3:30 a.m.
The victim was not seriously injured, said IU-Bloomington Police Lieutenant Craig Munroe, and the fight was believed to have been an isolated incident.
UPDATE II : 2 Arrested After Stabbing at Indiana University … Zesen Shen was charged with intimidation and battery and Kaiyu Lao was charged with intimidation.
University police arrested 18-year-old Zesen Shen and 21-year-old Kaiyu Lao, IU spokesman Mark Land said in a news release. Shen has been charged with intimidation and battery and Lao was charged with intimidation, Land said.
Police said Shen, Lao and a 20-year-old IU student were in the Tulip Tree apartment’s parking lot around 3:30 a.m., Land said. Witnesses told campus police the three were there “to resolve a dispute when the suspects began chasing victim and wounded him with a knife,” Land said.